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In Memory of Frida Kahlo: Adios Frida

Polychrome pictorial needlework made of looped cotton threads in the Russian needle-punch technique (Igolochkoy). Blue background is set off by portrait of Frida Kahlo in center, Frida's head is flanked by two monkeys and surrounded by a flaming circle. Around the portrait appear objects...

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Provenance

Bequest from the artist to Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA, 2008; gift of Mobilia Gallery to the MFA, October 22, 2008.

Credit Line

Gift of Mobilia Gallery in memory of the artist

Canadian, 2004

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 1/2 x 12 in. (31.8 x 30.5 cm)

Accession Number

2008.1046

Medium or Technique

Cotton looped embroidery with found objects and acrylic paint

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Fiber arts